The Nigeria Immigration Service has penalized 36 erring personnel
The Service Public Relations Officer Tony Akuneme, in Abuja said the decision was part of efforts to rid the service of bad eggs and in furtherance of federal government’s fight against corruption.
Akuneme revealed that the NIS dismissed four personnel, while14 of them were demoted for various offences for which they appeared before the Orderly Room Trial Committee of the Service
He noted that 4 other personnel were discharged and acquitted, while 2 were redeployed to other locations
The PRO stressed that 11 were issued warning letters and 1 was compulsorily retired and according to the committee 11 personnel are still awaiting trial.
The Comptroller General of Immigration Muhammad Babandede assured Nigerians that all offenders shall be appropriately sanctioned
Babandede urged Nigerians to be vigilant and support the service to deliver more on its mandate.